Morning Links April 11, 2013
Reading best enjoyed from the comfort of your own bed.
In hopes that you, unlike us, had the good sense to stay in bed this morning, here’s some quilt-worthy reading. Just read, snooze, repeat.
- Think your belt’s most important function is holding up your pants? Think again. It may have saved this Pennsylvania man’s life, the Lebanon Daily News reports.
- Milwaukee has been named to techie.com’s list of the 10 most unexpected cities for high-tech innovation. Congrats to Quad/Graphics, our parent company, for receiving a shout-out. Way to go, Dad.
- With heavy rain out of the forecast, combined sewer overflow will stop being diverted into Lake Michigan and Milwaukee’s rivers this morning, the Journal Sentinel reports. It’s an emergency measure, but yes, the city has been dumping untreated wastewater into its waterways.
- In what could only be referred to as poor timing, the Milwaukee River Cruise Line has announced the addition of a fourth vessel to its fleet – a double-decker beauty called Harbor Lady. Here’s to hoping her first cruise doesn’t coincide with more sewage overflow.
- Looking to turn a few bucks into a few more bucks? The New Yorker writer John Cassidy suggests placing a wager on Tiger Woods to win the Masters. His article lists six reasons why this is Tiger’s year, and one of them is karma.